Mr. Emmanuel Fares Kemwita


Title: Mr.

Name: Emmanuel Fares Kemwita

School: School of Spatial Planning and Social Sciences (SSPSS)

Department:  Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Rank: Assistant Lecturer

 Current Summarized CV:

Emmanuel Fares Kemwita was employed as a Tutorial Assistant in the School of Spatial Planning and Social Science at Ardhi University (ARU) in 2011. He is currently an Assistant Lecturer since 2016. He holds B.Arch. at UDSM-UCLAS and an MSc in Housing at ARU. He wrote his dissertations for Bachelor and Master degrees on “Adaptable Housing Designs”. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Built Environment Analysis at ARU majoring on “Building Construction in Flood-prone Informal Settlements”. He has experience in teaching, research and consultancy in building designs, construction, materials, housing, landscaping and computer aided designs. He has interest on; building designs, construction, materials, adaptation, resilience, land governance, and other planning and architectural issues. Kemwita is a registered Architect in the Architects and Quantity Surveyors Registration Board (AQRB) and licenced to practice architecture in Tanzania. 


Research and Publications:

  1. Nguluma & Kemwita, (2018). Housing Design for Elderly People in Tanzania ; Significance of Adaptable Housing. International Reseach Journey of Advanced Engineering and Science, 3(2), 355–362.
  2. John, R., Magina, F. and Kemwita, E. (2019) From Msimbazi River Valley to Mabwepande Settlement: The Resettlement Process and Its Challenges. Current Urban Studies, 7, 399-426. https://doi.org/10.4236/cus.2019.73020.
  3. Kemwita, E.F., Kombe, W., Nguluma, H. & Mwanyoka, I. 2022. Land acquisition processes in flood-prone informal settlements in Dar es Salaam: A rhetoric revealing land governance. Town and Regional Planning, no. 81, pp. 67-83. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18820/2415-0495/trp81i1.6
  4. Kemwita, E. F., Kombe, W. J., & Nguluma, H. M. (2023). Acquisition of land in flood risk informal settlements in Dar es Salaam: Choices and Compromises. African Journal on Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences, 6(1), 188-208.



Email: emmanuel.kemwita@aru.ac.tz, fares.kemwita@gmail.com

Mobile: 0718917156 , 0755863680